Lenovo’s SHAREit file-sharing app for Windows and Android has been patched against vulnerabilities that put private data at risk.
AMX, a provider of audio-visual conferencing gear used in sensitive government and military locations, has removed a “deliberate” backdoor in one of its central controller system products.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including the Linux zero day–how it was patched in Android, Twitter users who are still looking for answers, and bot fraud.
Apple addressed a nasty bug that lingered in the wild for nearly three years and could have let an attacker steal cookies and impersonate victims.
Google has patched Android against a critical Linux kernel vulnerability, and said the number of affected Android devices has been exaggerated.
Metasploit creator HD Moore announced he’s leaving Rapid7 at the end of the month for a new venture capital opportunity.
Asacub, once thought just to be spyware, appears to have completed its transition into mobile banking malware, a researcher at Kaspersky Lab claims.
Oracle’s latest quarterly Critical Patch Update release was a record 248 patches across its product lines.
Attackers behind the Dridex Trojan have narrowed their sights on banks based in the United Kingdom frequented by high-value business accounts, researchers claim.
Apple released security updates for iOS, OS X and Safari, patching a number of kernel-level code-execution vulnerabilities.